Twenty-five percent of foster children in California are placed in special education, 75 percent function below grade level, and 83 percent are held back by third grade. To offset those statistics, Los Angeles Universal Preschool has launched a community-benefit program to enroll children that live in foster care or in the care of relatives other than their parents into high-quality preschools at no cost.
About 120 Shakespeare and theater fans gathered at William S. Hart Park on Saturday to enjoy "The Taming of the Shrew," part of this year's Shakespeare in the Park series.
Temperatures in the Santa Clarita Valley are expected to cool off a little bit today as last week's blistering heat wave passes.
Gather the family, a blanket, a picnic dinner and head for William S. Hart Park this weekend or next for a free performance of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew."
A Valencia teen with rock star aspirations of her own will appear in a music-filled movie about a group of kids attending a prestigious rock music camp, airing today on ABC.
Two Hart district teachers have been promoted to assistant principal and will take on their new duties July 1.
Imagine hundreds of moms and dads strolling the halls of Valencia Valley Elementary School, casually looking at yards and yards of blank walls.
Local water officials would consider buying Valencia Water Co. should the water retailer be put up for sale, according to Dan Masnada, general manager of the Castaic Lake Water Agency.
Architects could start sketching plans for the Newhall Library as soon as this summer if the City Council gives staff the green light to pay about $300,000 to a design firm.
Santa Clarita didn't hit the National Weather Service's forecast high of 109 Friday - their official recorded high was only 105 - but summer made a bold entrance nonetheless.
Peddling and soliciting could get a little bit tougher in Santa Clarita if the City Council passes a proposed ordinance Tuesday that would set a stricter rules within the city.
The public is invited to attend a fun and unique gallery reception for the "Hot Rods: Cars & Art" exhibit opening Saturday at the College of the Canyons art gallery.
William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board President Gloria Mercado-Fortine wants the district to take a look at its policy toward campus volunteers.
Despite a near-record number of foreclosures in Santa Clarita Valley, residents of Canyon Country are now bracing themselves for more than 2,420 new homes expected to arrive with a handful of newly-approved housing developments.
And, if you count the developments that are pending - and many Canyon Country residents are - the population of Canyon Country will mushroom to include more than 3,800 new residents in the next few years.
When he said the Santa Clarita high Thursday was 108 degrees, Stuart Seto with the National Weather Service was quick to point out that temperatures are recorded in the shade.
Burglars looted and trashed a small church in Val Verde during the weekend, stealing its sound system and a modest offering, ripping up Bibles in an apparent frenzied search for valuables.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
Michael Vaccaro commutes every day from North Hollywood to the Santa Clarita Valley and he puts in long hours once he gets here working as district sales manager for a department store.
High winds buffeted the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, toppling at least two trees and sending deputies scrambling to respond to residential burglar alarms in several neighborhoods.
SANTA CLARITA - Two robberies were reported in a six-hour period in Newhall late Sunday and early Monday, and investigators say they may be linked.
Two men have been charged with stealing wreckage of the car in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, Valencia businessman Roger Rodas, died in a fiery crash in the Santa Clarita Valley on Nov. 30.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
SANTA CLARITA - One woman was injured and taken to the hospital this morning following a four-car crash near the Valencia post office on McBean Parkway.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
A multi-vehicle crash in Saugus Sunday morning ended with one of the vehicles flipped onto its roof.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.